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Idaho Press-Tribune, 07/20/07
Ruth W. Bunn, 74, of Nampa, ID, passed away on Tuesday, July 17, 2007 at her Nampa
residence. Ruth was born Aug. 20, 1965 at Geneva, ID to George L. and Margaret Widmer. She
attended schools in Geneva and Montpelier, ID. Over time, she was employed at Eastman Drug
Store, First Security Bank, Transamerica Finance, and was a volunteer for the Idaho Credit
Union. Ruth married Todd J. Bunn on June 7, 1952. Their marriage was later solemnized in
the Boise LDS Temple. The couple lived in Honolulu for three years while Todd served on a
submarine during the Korean War. They returned to Montpelier in 1955 and in 1958 they
moved to Nampa.
Ruth enjoyed sports, dancing, crocheting, bowling and summers in Cascade. She is survived
by hre husband Todd, two sons, Matt (Terri) and Conn: grandchildren, Brandi Bunn, Lisa
(Bryan) Roth, Shane (Melissa) Bunn, one great-granddaughter, and two great-grandsons;
sisters, Doris Irving, Fawn (Dean) Phelps, Beth (Vic) Spencer; two brothers, Grant
(Colleen) Widmer, Gene Widmer and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death
by her parents; a brother Ray, two brothers-in-law, Glenn Irving and William Hayes; a
nephew Larry Irving and a grandson, David Lupo.
A visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday, July 22 at Alsip Funeral Chapel. A funeral
service will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 23, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
Saints Fourth Ward, at Nampa, ID. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens,
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association,
270 S. Orchard, Boise, ID, 83705. Arrangements have been entrusted to Alsip & Persons
Funeral Chapel, 404 10th Ave. South, Nampa, ID 83651
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